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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Hong Kong, China.

Academic calendar

Semester I: September – December
Semester II: February – May

Application deadline
Semester I: 15 April
Semester II: 30 September

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social Sciences

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation:
On-campus accommodation
Off-campus accommodation

Estimated living costs per month

On/ Off campus housing: HKD 5,600‐9,500 (for a
semester); Rent: HKD 3,000‐7,000 (per month)
Food: HKD 2,000‐3,000 (per month)
Transportation: HKD 1,000‐2,000 (per month)
Entertainment: HKD 1,000‐3,000 (per month)
Books: HKD 1,000‐1,500 (for a semester)


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 places per year

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

Bart Weerdenburg, Loes van Velzen, Nicole van der Hoeven - Sneijder

The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.


Due to the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice. During office hours, you can still reach us by phone or mail. Please note, between July 16 and August 9, you can only reach us via email. 

Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659 (Mondays to Thursdays, not on Fridays)